Table 2

Semiquantitative RT-PCR analysis of Parkin mRNA expression in breast and ovarian cancer

Case no. (breast)TB/NBCase no. (ovary)TOV/NOV
UPN 3160.1UPN 580.6
UPN 411NDUPN 621.3
UPN 4050.6UPN 660.3
UPN 73NDUPN 78ND
UPN 307NDUPN 79ND
UPN 3040.1UPN 86ND
UPN 413NDUPN 890.6
UPN 4090.5UPN 93ND
UPN 4070.2UPN 954.0
UPN 425NDUPN 1603.0
UPN 410NDUPN 1650.8
UPN 4040.1UPN 2170.7
UPN 3950.2UPN 2230.9
UPN 3920.1UPN 2291.0
UPN 441NDUPN 238ND
UPN 3300.1UPN 2510.2
UPN 196NDUPN 272ND
UPN 1890.3UPN 2760.1
UPN 2770.5
UPN 3231.0
  • Expression levels of Parkin in tumor cDNAs were calculated as described in Materials and Methods. ND, not detected; TB/NB, mRNA expression in breast tumors related to normal breast tissue. TOV/NOV, mRNA expression in ovarian tumors related to normal ovarian tissue.